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[Asia, India] Tobacco sales carry on near schools, but few are booked

If the number of penalties levied under Section 6 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act, 2003, is to be believed, there were no violations in Bengaluru in 2015 (until November). This, when 348 cases were filed across the State against those found sellin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:01
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Kids trapped in Tobacco Menace

For many struggling Lalmonirhat families, relatively lucrative tobacco farming appears to be a blessing. But cultivating the crop brings significant health consequences. Worse still, with children commonly engaged in tending fields, the health of many yo
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:00
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Macnab: Why giving films with smoking an adult rating would threaten an essential prop

There may be sound reasons behind the WHO's argument – but smoking is often integral to characters and storylines...in the make-believe world of the movies, they were part of the mise-en-scène. Take them away and you’d be removing what used to be a vital
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:53
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[California] Valley cities get failing grades for anti-smoking rules

Most of the Coachella Valley is failing in terms of efforts to protect citizens from exposure to tobacco smoke...Six of the valley's nine cities received failing grades in the association's latest annual report evaluating cities and the state on policies
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Feb 7, 2016 21:50
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Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa score too many F's on smoking report card

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 21:48
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Australia a smoke-free nation by 2025, next are sugary drinks

The rate of smoking will soon be nothing more than a statistical rounding error. But health campaigners are switching their attention to other targets.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:47
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[Oklahoma] BA Student's E-Cigarette Catches Backpack On Fire, Building Evacuated

Broken Arrow High School officials have confirmed there was an evacuation of the vocational agriculture building on Friday after a student’s backpack caught fire. A spokesperson says the student had an e-cigarette in his backpack and it malfunctioned.
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:41
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Hike the tobacco purchasing age to 21

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Chicago to join the crowd. This is a good, healthy idea. A higher minimum age for tobacco sales won't by itself stop teens from smoking. But there's encouraging research that it is effective.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 18:10
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[UK] Smoking advert to be played before every film at Barnsley cinema in February

The Breathe 2025 promotional advert will be played at Barnsley’s Parkway Cinema before every film in February. It has been launched to inspire children to grow up smoke free and protected from harms caused by tobacco.
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:02
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MTRCB urged to rate films with smoking scenes

A group of health advocates, composed mainly by cancer survivors, yesterday urged the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) to heed the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) call to rate movies that show people smoking cigarettes.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:54
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